Hepatitis E Antibody, IgM


Sunquest Code:HEPEM  
Epic Code:LAB6021Epic Name:Hepatitis E Antibody IgM
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-5 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red (no gel) (Purple (EDTA), Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Specimens containing particulate material.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection 0.5 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 2 weeks refrigerated; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2010156


Interpretive

Reference Range:Negative


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